When does this program begin?

The new amendments will be introduced in Phases, with Phase I providing time for learning, Phase II for gradual implementation and Phase III for full implementation with incentives. The dates will be:

  • Phase I begins July 1, 2009 - Law passage, NAHB and USGBH training and education available
  • Phase II begins January 1, 2010 - Paperwork submitted, no certification required
  • Phase III begins July 1, 2010 - Paperwork and certification required

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1. Why do we need an amendment to the building code?
2. What makes a process a “sustainable” building process?
3. What is USGBC, LEED, NAHB, and ICC 700?
4. What will change in the Building Process?
5. How much does it cost and how long does it take?
6. What benefits do I get? Will I save money? Will I add to the value of my home? How does this benefit the community?
7. What if I am doing a smaller renovation or addition?
8. When does this program begin?
9. Who awards my Certificate of Occupancy?